Guidelines for prevention of COVID-19

Preventive measures include physical or social distancing, quarantining, ventilation of indoor spaces, covering coughs and sneezes, hand washing, and keeping unwashed hands away from the face. The use of face masks or coverings...

Working with CDC
Working with CDC to respond to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

CDC in Liberia supports the training of field epidemiologists in the basic, intermediate, and advanced Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programs. These disease detectives work in relevant sectors of Liberia’s public health system, including the COVID-19 response.

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About Us

AFENET Liberia

AFENET is a non-profit networking and service alliance of Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs. AFENET has operations in over 31 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa or the World Health Organisation Africa Region (WHO – AFRO). Established in 2005, AFENET is dedicated to helping Ministries of Health in Africa build strong, effective, sustainable programs and capacity to improve public health systems on the African continent.

Our Goal

The Network

The network’s goal is to strengthen field epidemiology and public health laboratory capacity to contribute effectively to addressing epidemics and other major public health problems in Africa


Our Operation

AFENET operates in 31 African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
With the announcement of the SARS-COV-2 in January 2020, AFENET Liberia partnered the National Public Health Institute of Liberia and the Ministry of Health, Liberia in preparatory activities that culminated into the establishment of the Corona Virus Preparedness Group with emphasis on Port of Entry surveillance later in January 2020.

Actions to Consider

Guidelines for prevention of COVID-19 in public places. Learn more about AFENET response to the pandemic

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Collaborating Partners

AFENET Liberia
Center for Disease Control
Ministry of Health of Liberia
National Public Health Institute of Liberia
Vital Strategies
Community Based Initiative in Liberia
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Resolve to save Lives